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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7574

Titles:
Peggy Gray

First Lines:
Oh, Peggy Gray, 'tis many years since thou and I were young

Themes:
Age

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 6403

Titles:
Silver threads among the gold!
Silver threads among the gold

First Lines:
Darling, I am growing old
Darling I am growing old

Themes:
Age

Edition - Bod886

Imprint Names:  Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1640 and 1665

Imprint: London, Printed for William Gilbertson dwelling at the Bible in Giltspur-street, without Newgate


Ballad

Title: The young-womans complaint, or, A caveat to all maids to have a care how they be married to old-men

First Line: Come all you young damsels both beauteous and free

Tune: What should a young woman do with an old man. or the Tyrant

References:

ESTC: R234891

Themes:  Age

Wood E 25(37)

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Edition - Bod7662

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamt last night of our earlier days

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3539

Title: The light guitar

First Line: O, leave the gay and festive scene

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: Wandering boy

First Line: When the winter wind whistles across the wild moor

Authors:  White, Henry Kirke, 1785-1806

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V6400

Title: To-day I'm sixty-two

First Line: Time on eagle's wings flies by, and I am left alone

Themes:  Age

Firth b.27(406)

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Harding B 11(448)

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Edition - Bod19485

Imprint Names:  Keys, E.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Imprint: E. Keys, (Columbian Printing Office) 7, James-street, Devonport

Series Identifier: The youth's recitor 6


Ballad - Roud Number: V29443

Title: The poor old man

First Line: Ah! who is it totters along

Themes:  Age

Johnson Ballads 1551

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 16967

Titles:
John Anderson my Jo
John Anderson my joe
[John] Anderson my Joe
John Anderson my jo, John
John Anderson, my jo
John Anderson my joe, John
John Anderson my jo

First Lines:
John Anderson m[y] jo when we were first acqua'nt
John Anderson, my Jo, John
John Anderson, my jo, John, when nature first began
John Anderson, my joe, when we were first acquent
John Anderson, my jo, John
[John] Anderson my Joe, I wondor [sic] wha ye mean
John Anderson, my jo, when we were first acquent
John Anderson my jo John
John Anderson my jo, John
John Anderson, my jo, John, I wonder what you mean
John Anderson my jo, John, I wonder what you mean

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Age
Marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6400

Titles:
To-day I'm sixty-two

First Lines:
Time on eagle's wings flies by, and I am left alone

Themes:
Age
Fashions

Edition - Bod2278

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H.P. Such, Machine Printer, 177, Union Street, Borough, London, S.E.

Notes:  2806 c.11(6) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 575


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3329

Title: Bundle and go

First Line: Frae Clyde's bonnie hills, where the heather was blooming

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my joe

First Line: John Anderson, my jo, John, when nature first began

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  MarriageAge

Harding B 11(487)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2092

Titles:
The old hag and her money

First Lines:
You lads of the city give ear to my ditty

Themes:
Marriage - age difference
Money

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V279

Titles:
The bold dragoon
Mrs. Flinn and the bold dragoon
Mrs. Flinn, and the bold dragoon
Bold dragoon

First Lines:
There was an ancient fair and she lov'd a neat young man
There was [sic] ancient fair, O she lov'd a nate young man
There was an ancient fair, O she love'd a nate young man
There was an ancient fair, O she lov'd a nate young man
There was an ancient fair, O she lov'd a neat young man
Oh! there was an ancient fair, and she loved a neat young man

Themes:
Marriage - age difference

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1814

Titles:
The old marquis and his blooming wife

First Lines:
Oh, here's a jolly lark

Themes:
Marriage - age difference

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 11511

Titles:
The cabin with the roses at the door

First Lines:
The light is fading fast and I'm thinking of the past
The light is fading fast, and I'm thinking of the past

Themes:
Age
Migration
Farmers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8636

Titles:
Age of man

First Lines:
O in prime of years when I was young
In prime of years, when I was young
In prime of years when I was young

Themes:
Ages of man

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11453

Titles:
Young flesh is for my money, or, The subtile damosels choice

First Lines:
Young damosels come hither

Themes:
Marriage - age difference
Women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V491

Titles:
The age of man, displayed in ten different stages of life
The age of man, displayed in ten stages of life
The ten stages of human life

First Lines:
In prime of years when I was young

Themes:
Ages of man

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13326

Titles:
The doating old man

First Lines:
You gallants so witty in country and city
You maidens so pretty, in country or city

Themes:
Marriage - age difference

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4644

Titles:
Old Adam

First Lines:
In the green forest where old Adam dwelt

Themes:
Death
Old age

Edition - Bod1846

Imprint Names:  Vere, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1644 and 1680

Imprint: Printed for T. Vere, at the Angel without Newgate


Ballad

Title: Iockeys complaint for want of his Ienny

First Line: I have an awd woman wed

Tune: Come hither my own sweet duck

Themes:  Marriage - age differenceBrewsters

4o Rawl. 566(133)

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Edition - Bod5206

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed & Published by H. Such, 123, Union Street, Borough. S.E. and at 83, White Cross Street, St. Luke's

Notes:  Firth b.26(286) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21394

Title: Be kind to thy father

First Line: Be kind to thy father, for when thou wert young

Tune: Speak of a man as you find him

Authors:  Woodbury, J.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15005

Title: Nil desperandum

First Line: In the morning of life, with bosom elate

Themes:  Ages of man

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15198

Title: Fathers' love

First Line: The nectar cup may yield delight

Harding B 11(1179)

Notes:  Harding B 11(1179) is another edition.


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Edition - Bod5342

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Armstrong, Printer, Liverpool


Ballad - Roud Number: V279

Title: Bold dragoon

First Line: There was an ancient fair and she lov'd a neat young man

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2806 c.17(50)

Notes:  Slip. The illustration is illegible.


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Edition - Bod145

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts, Wholesale Toy Warehouse, Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks how happy have I stray'd

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1293

Title: I'm his only daughter

First Line: Down in the valley my father did dwell

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V267

Title: The blue tail'd fly

First Line: A hungry fish once chanced to espy

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Mr December

First Line: Old Mr. December he lost his wife

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V23664

Title: Its just the time for lovers

First Line: Behold the moon o'er western hills

Tune: I love thee ever dearly

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V2124

Title: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

First Line: Let us haste to Kelvin grove

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Performance Locations:  Drury Lane Theatre

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V12375

Title: I saw from the beach

First Line: I saw from the beach, when the morning was shining

Tune: Rose bud in summer

Johnson Ballads 924

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Johnson Ballads 925

Notes:  Printed on blue paper


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Edition - Bod6583

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1832 and 1842

Imprint: W. & T. Fordyce, Printers, 15, Grey street, Newcastle

Series Identifier: 177


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V279

Title: The bold dragoon

First Line: There was an ancient fair, O she lov'd a neat young man

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22807

Title: Poor Jack

First Line: Here I am, poor Jack

Firth b.25(235)

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Harding B 11(369)

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Edition - Bod6750

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Jennings, No. 15, Water Lane, Fleet Street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V1891

Title: Lawyer Flam, his wife, and Flam's ghost

First Line: Old Flam was a lawyer so grim

Themes:  Marriage - age differenceLawyers

Firth b.25(471)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1090)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod2066

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177 Union Street, Boro'.

Series Identifier: 53


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 124

Title: The mermaid

First Line: On Friday morning as we set sail

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14982

Title: The silly old man

First Line: Come listen awhile and I'll sing you a song

Themes:  Marriage - age difference

Harding B 11(2404)

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Edition - Bod2099

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

Imprint: [J. Paul] and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials, and 35, Hanover Street, Portsea

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 651 is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13771

Title: The gipsy's tent

First Line: Our fire on the turf and tent 'neath the hill

Themes:  Gipsies

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4644

Title: Old Adam

First Line: In the green forest where old Adam dwelt

Themes:  Old age

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3024

Title: Knight of the golden crest

First Line: The banner wav'd on the castle walls

Themes:  Crusades

Harding B 11(1321)

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